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Youth and Sports Minister Relocates Operational Base to the National Stadium, Abuja

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the M.K.O Abiola stadium, Abuja.

The move, made on Monday, is in line with the Minister's promise to ensure that the nation's sports facilities become hubs of activities and that they are restored to become fully functional.

With this move, the Minister has made good on his earlier remarks where he has said "a worker ought to be in the mix of happenings in order to function effectively". It is also a sharp departure from what has been regarded as the norm in the past.

The Minister has indicated that he will be working some days of week from the Abuja stadium.

During an interactive session with the Press Unit of the Ministry, Hon.  Dare asserted that the Youth and Sports Ministry is a critical artery to Nigeria's human capital development, adding, that 13 Ministries alone  has Youth development issues tied to them.

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, according to him, will leverage on this pivotal advantage expressed in the National Youth Policy for Social Economic Empowerment of our Youths.

Furthermore, the Hon. Minister emphasised the importance of Communication to Youth and Sports Development, stressing that the Press Unit of the Ministry should increase it's ante professionally, by narrating it's story timely and accurately with authentic and approved facts before disseminating to the Nigerian public. He also reemphasized his determination to give the  Youth component of the Ministry's mandate equally attention.

To that effect, a good number of the youths will be trained on the new media such as the Digital Skill for youths and Online Youth Assembly, this he opined will enhance self employment and wealth creation.

Ramon Balogun. AD Press. For :Director Press.

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